Linked by Julian Djamil Fagir on Thu 14th Feb 2013 22:23 UTC
BSD and Darwin derivatives BSD (Berkely System Distribution) was a research operating system based on the original AT&T Unix, developed by the University of Berkeley, California. It has been Open Source right from the beginning, and after the university lost interest in developing it further, several community projects started up (the very first ones were NetBSD and FreeBSD in the early nineties) to continue developing BSD. Anyway, Linux was born roughly at the same time, but a pending lawsuit about copyright infringements prevented the BSD projects to become as successful as Linux (though you could argue about the exact reasons).
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Nice Run Down
by jptros on Fri 15th Feb 2013 01:33 UTC
jptros
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2005-08-26

I enjoyed the summary of what all has been happening in the BSD world. Here's to hoping for many more years of progress.

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RE: Nice Run Down
by DOSguy on Mon 18th Feb 2013 16:33 in reply to "Nice Run Down"
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2009-07-27

Yes great article indeed! I would like to see more OSnews Originals like this.

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